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Saturday, June 27 at 2:00 p.m.
South Side, South parking lot of Chestnut Hill Academy, across from the tennis courts on Willow Grove Ave
Take a leisurely stroll through this bucolic “Garden City” neighborhood, a suburban setting within the city limits. Learn how the Pennsylvania Railroad extension to this area, spearheaded by Henry Howard Houston in the 1880s, created this style-conscious development and later, with his son-in-law, George Woodward, continued it into the1920s. Explore this haven of late Victorian, Arts & Crafts, English Cotswalds and Modern residences and see how it emerged as a desirable and complete neighborhood.
CHESTNUT HILL: JUNE 27 AT 2:00 P.M.
Children (Ages 10 and under )Free
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Independence Visitor Center Philadelphia
Tickets are available for sale at the Indepedence Visitor Center or online at the Independence Visitor Center Website.
1 N Independence Mall W, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19106
Click to Call: 800-537-7676
Check out the Website at: www.phlvisitorcenter.com
The Preservation Alliance for Greater Philadelphia's talented volunteers will make sure you see and hear the past, present, and future of the Philadelphia region as expressed through the city's unique and fascinating architecture.
The INDEPENDENCE VISITOR CENTER CORPORATION (IVCC) is a Pennsylvania non-profit, 501(c)3 organization which operates in cooperation with the efforts of the National Park Service, the Greater Philadelphia Tourism Marketing Corporation, Philadelphia Convention and Visitors Bureau, the City of Philadelphia and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
The Independence Visitor Center is the primary point of orientation for Independence National Historical Park, the City of Philadelphia, the Southern New Jersey and Delaware River Waterfronts, as well as Bucks, Chester, Delaware and Montgomery Counties in Pennsylvania.
This point of interest is part of the tour: Preservation Alliance for Greater Philadelphia Architectural Walking Tours